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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
compassion (noun)
sympathetic of others' distress together with a desire to alleviate it - consciousness pity
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
compassion (noun)
1.
sorrow or the capacity to feel sorrow for another's suffering or misfortune
SYNONIMS:
commiseration, compassion, feeling
RELATED WORDS:
condolence, regret; humaneness, humanity, kindheartedness, kindliness, kindness, mercy, pity, ruth, softheartedness, warmheartedness; affinity, empathy, rapport, sensitivity, understanding; altruism, benevolence, benignity, bigheartedness, charity, generosity, goodwill, humanitarianism, largeheartedness, largesse ( largess), magnanimity, philanthropy
NEAR ANTONYMS:
indifference, insensitivity, unconcern; cruelty, harshness, inhumanity; animosity, antipathy, dislike, hatred, hostility
callousness, coldheartedness, hard-heartedness, heartlessness
compassion (noun)
2.
the capacity for feeling for another's unhappiness or misfortune
SYNONIMS:
bigheartedness, charity, commiseration, compassion, feeling, good-heartedness, humanity, kindheartedness, kindliness, kindness, largeheartedness, mercy, pity, ruth, softheartedness, sympathy, warmheartedness
RELATED WORDS:
feelings, responsiveness, sensibility, sensitivity; affection, love, regard; affinity, empathy, rapport; altruism, benevolence, benignancy, benignity, generosity, goodwill, humaneness, humanism, humanitarianism, philanthropy
NEAR ANTONYMS:
callousness, coldness, disinterest, indifference, unconcern; cruelty, harshness; animosity, antipathy, dislike, hatred, hostility
coldheartedness, hard-heartedness, inhumanity, inhumanness, mercilessness, pitilessness
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